Caitriona Jennings handled tough conditions to win the Ireland National Half Marathon Championship in Dublin

Letterkenny Athletic Club's Caitriona Jennings became a Ireland National Champion on Sunday. She won gold in the National Half Marathon Championship in Dublin; the race was subsumed within the Rock n Roll Half Marathon. Caitriona crossed the line in an excellent time of 1.22.25. This left her 29 seconds clear of her closest challenger. Andrea Kiloran also had a fine run and finished in 2.03.44. Meanwhile, Teenage Letterkenny AC runner, Eoin Hughes, had a superb run in Wednesday evening's 'Jog in the Bog' in Derry. Eoin claimed 2nd place, in the 342 strong field, with a time of 16.26 for the 5K.

posted Monday August 13th